No one is who they appear to be." - M. Mahle
"He was a secret agent, and still alive thanks to his exact attention to the detail of his profession." - Ian Fleming, Casino Royale
The shadow world of spying has captured the imagination of authors for centuries. Now, you can be the one to develop the plot and storyline that grips readers' attention and quickens their pulses. Join Melissa Mahle, former CIA intelligence officer and author of Anatolia Steppe: Lost in Petra and Camp Secret, and discover how her skills as a real former spy helped her develop characters and stories for her book. Combining writing with hands-on work in disguise, surveillance, and spy gadgetry, this unique writing workshop for young spies reveals the process of creating intriguing characters and spine-tingling stories. After all the missions are completed successfully, who knows… you might just have the beginnings of your very own spy novel.
Ages: 9-14* | No Grownups Allowed! **Dinner included. Space is limited-advance registration required.
Questions? Contact Lucy Stirn at 202-654-0933; firstname.lastname@example.org